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Geekfest Chicago: Async/Await in JavaScript on AWS Lambda

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Join us on Tuesday, February 13th at Groupon HQ for “Async/Await in JavaScript on AWS Lambda” with Todd Price

PART 1: Still stuck in callback hell? Not excited about the promise of Promises? With Node 8.x you can move to Async/Await and dramatically improve your code’s readability while cutting down on the number of lines you need to write.
PART 2: Need to run in an environment stuck in Node 6.x such as AWS Lambda? Use Babel to write Node 8.x style code and compile to Node 6.x.

Todd Price has been a professional developer since 1997, working as a consultant, an IT executive, and a startup CTO. He considers himself pretty darn good at JavaScript, AWS cloud services, relational databases, and web front-end development. His latest venture, Page Vault, is becoming the de-facto standard for capturing web content for use as evidence in court. When he’s not writing or slinging code, he can often be found creating music or wrestling with dogs.

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Food is always provided! Plan on coming a few minutes early (11:40-12:00) to grab a bite and a seat. Attendees arriving after 12:10 will not be admitted.

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February 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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